Events: Advocacy Research @ the Commons 2/16

Thursday, February 16th, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Research Commons, Allen Library South, UW Seattle
Light foods and refreshments provided. This event is free!

The UW community is invited to attend this quarter’s Scholars’ Studio event! 8 Graduate Students will present rapid-fire, TED talk style presentations on the theme of ADVOCACY. Scholars’ Studio events are co-sponsored by the UW Libraries Research Commons and Core Programs in the Graduate School.

Graduate Student presenters are from Communication, Social Work, Geography, Environmental & Forest Sciences, Law, Linguistics, and Education–with an opening presentation on the topic of digital scholarship from UW librarian. Lightning talks will be followed by a Q&A and reception.


Advocacy as Digital Scholarship, Verletta Kern
Music Outreach Services & Digital Scholarship Librarian, UW Seattle


How Language Blurs Our Response to Sexual Violence, Carla Lopez-Wilkerson
Social Work, UW Tacoma

Digitizing and Queering the Historical LGBT Seattle Walking Tour, Julian Barr
Geography, UW Seattle

Diversifying Music Education, Giuliana Conti
Music, UW Seattle

Are Early Childhood and Family Support Programs Effective for Teenage Parents? A Meta-Analysis, Caroline F.D. Black
Education, UW Seattle

Advocating for Neglected Voices: Addressing Bias in Automatic Speech Recognition, Rachael Tatman
Linguistics, UW Seattle

From Tree to Biofuel, Chang Dou
Environmental and Forest Sciences, UW Seattle

Spreading the Bug: Promoting Community Level Advocacy in Africa, Francis Kairu
Law, UW Seattle

Performing Organization: How Personal Narratives Can Function in Recruitment to Grassroots Social Movement Organizations, Nathan TeGrotenhuis
Communication, UW Seattle

To request disability accommodation, contact the
Disability Services Office at 206.543.6452 (voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY),
206.685.7264 (Fax) or (Email)

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